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Dr. Boutros Klink

Standard Chartered plc


Dr. Boutros Klink is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Standard Chartered Capital Saudi Arabia. Dr. Klink has close to 20 years of experience in Finance and Banking and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Standard Chartered Bank.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Klink was the Head of Local Currency Rates, Foreign Exchange, and Credit Trading for Standard Chartered Bank in MENA.

Dr. Klink joined SCB from the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec where he headed Volatility and Correlation Trading and was a member of the Global Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange management committee overseeing $60+bn in Assets. Prior to CDPQ, he assumed various front office roles at J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and UBS.

Dr. Klink earned a Doctor of Science in Earthquake Engineering from MIT, a Master of Art in Financial Mathematics from Columbia University, a Master of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering from MIT, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the American University of Beirut. Dr. Klink has several scientific publications including a textbook and is fluent in Arabic, French, and English.